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The Week 4 Coaches' Poll Top 25 Is Out

The Week 4 Coaches' Poll Top 25 Is Out Oklahoma State is now ranked No. 6, just ahead of Washington . OU easily handled Tulane 56-14 on Saturday after overcoming a slow start. USC's close encounter with Texas , out of the Big 12, allowed Penn State to jump over the Trojans into the fourth spot in both major polls. [Full Article...]

After spike, gas prices are slowly dropping in Mass.

After spike, gas prices are slowly dropping in Mass. As South and Southeast states recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, motorists in 45 USA states are paying less for a gallon of gas on the week. South Florida motorists are looking at higher prices at the pump than other residents of the Sunshine State. [Full Article...]

Vols fall to Gators in the Swamp, 26-20

Vols fall to Gators in the Swamp, 26-20 The last time they met, Tennessee ended an 11-game losing streak against the Gators with a 38-28 victory at Neyland Stadium. "I thought Feleipe got the first down and where it was marked, I wanted to save [a timeout] in case we needed to get a field goal", McElwain said. [Full Article...]

Talk of tougher North Korea sanctions

Talk of tougher North Korea sanctions Footage released by the rogue state's Korean Central News Agency shows the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile . Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs have significantly advanced since its first nuclear test in 2006. The President, for example, responded to early August launches with threats of "fire and fury", while Mattis and Tillerson maintained that the United States preferred diplomacy. [Full Article...]

Second man held over Parsons Green bombing

Second man held over Parsons Green bombing Earlier Saturday, an 18-year-old man was arrested in the port area of Dover, a major ferry terminal for travel between Britain and France. The "severe" threat level indicates British authorities now believe another attack is highly likely, while the "critical" designation meant an attack was seen as imminent. [Full Article...]

American tourists attacked with acid at French train station

American tourists attacked with acid at French train station After carrying out the assault, the woman displayed photos of her own burns, allegedly picked up in an earlier incident. The other two tourists involved are said to be suffering from shock. In late August, the southern French port city of Marseille made global headlines when a van rammed into multiple bus stops , killing one person, in an act that authorities determined not to be terrorism . [Full Article...]

Watchdog stands by criticism of Johnson's revived £350m NHS pledge

Watchdog stands by criticism of Johnson's revived £350m NHS pledge Sir David Norgrove, chair of the statistics authority, said in a letter to Johnson that he was " disappointed " the Conservative MP had chosen to repeat the "figure of £350 per week" in connection to public spending. When you hear, for instance, a reference to a "robust exchange of views", you can assume the encounter actually bordered on the violent. Boris Johnson has repeated the controversi... [Full Article...]

Security threat on British Airways plane bound for London surrounded by police

Security threat on British Airways plane bound for London surrounded by police James Anderson , a 20-year-old entrepreneur, after being deboarded wrote on Twitter, "Everyone onboard had been individually searched by armed officers, while police and fire vehicles surrounded the plane ". He continued: "I believe the intention is to return to the same plane assuming the search is all clear". Anderson said customer were being rebooked onto next available flights. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Reconsiders Climate Change Policy

Trump Administration Reconsiders Climate Change Policy The statement by the White House comes amid reports that the Trump administration would announce at the Montreal talks that it would not pull out of the Paris accord and was offering to re-engage with the deal. " The WSJ account said the US officials in Montreal ".led by White House senior adviser Everett Eissenstat, broached revising USA climate-change goals, two participants said, signa... [Full Article...]

DR Congo security forces shoot dead 37 Burundi migrants

DR Congo security forces shoot dead 37 Burundi migrants More than 400,000 refugees have fled Burundi including 40,000 to neighbouring Congo, since violence erupted in April 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza said he would seek a third term in office, a move his opponents said was unconstitutional. [Full Article...]

Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah

Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah Hamas and Fatah fought a short civil war in Gaza in 2007 and since then Hamas has governed the small coastal enclave. Hamas said in its statement it agreed to dissolve the administration running Gaza, allow the reconciliation government to carry out its duties in the territory, to hold elections and enter into talks with Fatah. [Full Article...]

Jacoby Brissett named Week 2 starter

His statistics weren't overly impressive on the 14-play, 53-yard drive as Brissett went 2-for-6 for 24 yards and had one run for 6 yards. He won nine of his 12 games in charge and become the first man with the interim tag to be named the NFL's Coach of the Year. [Full Article...]

Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh

Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh Bangladesh on Sunday restricted the movement of Rohingya refugees, banning them from leaving designated areas. Bangladesh has for decades faced influxes of Rohingya fleeing persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where the Rohingya are regarded as illegal migrants. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter The video, retweeted by several users, shows Trump on a golf course hitting a ball before segueing to the doctored shot of a golf ball hitting then-Secretary of State Clinton in the back as she is boarding a plane. It's not the first time Trump has come under fire for tweeting edited video in which he could be seen to be promoting violence. It comes as Mrs Clinton has released her latest book,... [Full Article...]

Korea Open Super Series: PV Sindhu enters into semifinals of women's singles

Korea Open Super Series: PV Sindhu enters into semifinals of women's singles The World No.4 Indian, who had won the China Super Series Premier past year and clinched the India Super Series and Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold this season, now stands just one win away from another title. She opened up an 11-6 handsome lead. This was the second time she met her Japanese rival in less than a month. The opening stanza was tightly contested, with neither player able to break away. [Full Article...]

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam Accusing the opposition Congress of delaying the Sardar Sarovar project , Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said: "Before 2014, the UPA government did not give permission for seven years to install gates on the dam". It is the second biggest dam in the world after Grand Coulee Dam in the US. The official said the 1.2-kmlong dam which is 163 metres deep has till date produced 4,141 crore units o... [Full Article...]

Slender Man Verdict: Teen Girl Avoids Prison Time for Stabbing

Slender Man Verdict: Teen Girl Avoids Prison Time for Stabbing They're not taking issue with Weier having some mental illness, but say she was much more motivated by her fear of losing Geyser as a friend if she didn't go along with the plot. The pair bonded over their obsession with Slender Man with Weier believing the mythical character could read her mind and would kill her or her family if she talked about him. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading

Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading The post on their website today confirms the October deadline. Beijing-based Huobi , one of the country's top-three Bitcoin trading platforms, said it hadn't received any orders about stopping trading but will "obey government laws and try its best to protect clients' assets". [Full Article...]

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security Chuck Schumer of NY and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the top Democrats on Capitol Hill. That flexibility has the chance of rubbing some of Trump's most conservative supporters the wrong way if they feel Trump is willing to compromise in order to mint a deal. [Full Article...]

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts Another Taliban member, whose name was not mentioned in the report either, said Mohib was part of the Afghan Taliban. "This is just a propaganda of the Western media". The three sides in trilateral talks expressed their commitment to eliminate the militant Islamic State through information sharing, complementary efforts and enhanced cooperation. [Full Article...]


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